Commemorative Bellringing

Basingstoke District Bell Ringers will be ringing the bells at St Peter’s Yateley on Saturday 1st September at 10.45 to 11.30 to remember bellringer Lance Sgt Charles Albert Butler who was killed 14th Apr 1918. He was the son of the bailiff of Yateley Manor. Two other sons served in WW1 but survived. The Guild […]

Yateley in the Great War – Book now available

After five years of research and writing by the Society’s local history team its long-awaited description of life in Yateley during the Great War of 1914 – 1918 has now been published ahead of schedule by Pen & Sword Books and is selling fast. The book describes the impact of the War on Yateley during […]

Newsletter March 2018

Newsletter 137 – March 2018

Yateley Hall Open Day

On Saturday 16 June 2018 – There will be 5 guided tours throughout the day, allocated on a first come, first served basis from 10am. Cost is £2/person payable on the day. As well as the guided tour, there will also be a short talk about the WI in Yateley as they celebrate their centenary […]

Urnfield Development

It must be Christmas . Just when you are wondering what to do, the Urnfield developer has come to your rescue. They have published one hundred and seventy one (171) documents to fulfil their obligations in sorting out the Reserved Matters. And there is a heady 4 weeks to read them, digest the information and then […]

Newsletter November 2017

Newsletter November 2017

Blackbushe Airport

As you know, the owner of Blackbushe Airport has applied to de-register the airport land from the Commons Register. At a special meeting of the Yateley Common Management Committee on the 20th September the committee voted unanimously to oppose the application. Also an unofficial vote among the public who attended also voted unanimously to oppose the […]